This upcoming Thursday through Sunday, The Community Empowerment Association is holding its annual Black Family Reunion. Community Empowerment Association utilizes an Afrocentric strategy of integrating culture, social identity and empowerment techniques to effectively achieve desirable goals and objectives within the African American communities. Each time that I get the opportunity to, I try to support Brother Byrdsong in his endeavors to make our communities better. If you get the opportunity to please get out to support. I attached the link that has the itinerary for the 4 day affair. Thursday is the Artist Party on Kelly Street at 5pm. It is free so pack the family up and go and support your local artist throughout the ‘Burg. Hope to see you there.
It’s that time of the year for festivals and fairs. Guess what family fair is coming to a neighborhood near you………. Harambee! On July 19th and 20th the Harambee will be located in Homewood on Kelly Street between Lang and N. Lang. They have all these activities planned for you and the family:
- African Dance
- Kwanzaa in July
- Libation Ceremony
- Health and Wellness Expo
- Health Screenings
- Youth Entertainment Showcase
- African and Afro-Carribean Dance
- Live Jazz Performances
- Carnival Games in the Children’s Village
- African Market (retail and food vendors)
- Spoken Word
- Legacy Art Gallery
- Interplay Workshops
- Face Painting
- Line Dancing
- Gospel Performances
- Martial Arts Demonstration
- Book Giveaways and much much more!
Come out and support your community. I will be out there with Pittsburgh Brown Mommas!